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4/2/14 – National Service Project – HOSA’s contact for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been changed and is listed in the revised guidelines.
12/16/2013 – Biotechnology – Editorial corrections to steps #11 and #14 for Procedure III: Inoculate and Streak Agar Plate.
12/9/2013 – All events that use Simmer’s DHO Health Science as a resource – This textbook is widely used in HOSA skill events. A new version was released after the event guidelines were finalized and posted online. The new resource will be used in the development of test items, and the existing skill rating sheets that were published in the guidelines in July 2013 will continue to be used through the 2014 NLC. Any appropriate skill updates will be made to the guidelines AFTER the 2014 NLC.
12/2/2013 – Barbara James Service Award and MRC Volunteer Recognition – the requirement to document volunteer hours within one week of volunteering has been deleted. HOSA members are encouraged to join their chapter (group) on NobleHour.com and document all service learning hours or hours in cooperation with the MRC that occurred after June 1, 2013.
11/13/13 – Health Career Display – Clarification: the display and/or items used as part of the display may not include any of the following: electronics, computers, electricity, electrical power, battery power, or any device with an on/off switch. The display MUST use a single wall tri-fold presentation display board that measures 48” x 36” unfolded, in any color, made of foam or corrugated.
8/28/2013 – Hyperlinks have been added to resources in the event guidelines. To find a specific event text resource or web resource, you can now click on the link in the event guidelines, or find a complete list at http://www.hosa.org/node/118
8/25/2013 – The Barbara James Service Project Guidelines are now posted.
8/1/2013 – The 2013-2014 Competitive Event Guidelines are now updated for the 2013-2014 year.
|Dental Terminology||Medical Spelling||Medical Terminology|
|Medical Math||Medical Reading||
|Biotechnology||Clinical Nursing||Clinical Specialty|
|Dental Science||Home Health Aide|
|Nursing Assisting||*Personal Care||Physical Therapy|
|Sports Medicine||Veterinary Science|
|CERT Skills||CPR/First Aid||Emergency Medical Technician|
|Epidemiology||*Life Support Skills||MRC Partnership|
|Extemporaneous Health Poster||Extemporaneous Writing||Healthy Lifestyle|
|*Interviewing Skills||Job Seeking Skills||Medical Photography|
|Prepared Speaking||Researched Persuasive Speaking||*Speaking Skills|
|Biomedical Debate||Community Awareness||Creative Problem Solving|
|Forensic Medicine||Health Career Display||Health Education|
|HOSA Bowl||Parliamentary Procedure||Public Service Announcement|
|Health Care Issues Exam||HOSA Happenings|
|National Service Project|
|Outstanding State Leader|
Appendix A CE Multiple Sections
Appendix B Inquiry Procedure
Appendix C Orientation Proxy Form
Appendix D Event Manager's Information - Written Test
Appendix E Icon Table
Appendix F Dress Code for Competitive Events
Appendix G Demos and Pilots
Appendix H Victim/Patient Instructions
Appendix I How to Break a Tie in Competitive Events
* Must be classified under the provision of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 Public Law 105-17.